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session

[ sesh-uhn ]
/ ˈsɛʃ ən /
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noun

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Origin of session

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English sessio(u)n, cessio(u)n, from Anglo-French, Middle French session, from Latin sessiōn- (stem of sessiō ) “sitting, bench, law-court sitting,” equivalent to sess(us) (past participle of sedēre to sit1) + -iōn- -ion

OTHER WORDS FROM session

ses·sion·al, adjectivepre·ses·sion, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH session

cession, secession, session
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British Dictionary definitions for session

session
/ (ˈsɛʃən) /

noun

Derived forms of session

sessional, adjectivesessionally, adverb

Word Origin for session

C14: from Latin sessiō a sitting, from sedēre to sit
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Idioms and Phrases with session

session

see bull session.

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